West Riding

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West Riding

(Placename) (until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now part of West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire

West′ Ri′ding

(ˈraɪ dɪŋ)
a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in N England.
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And they beat Halifax Irish 10-3 in the first round of the Premier Division Cup and defeated Wetherby Athletic 6-1 in the first round of the West Riding FA Challenge Cup.
Worsted manufacturing in Yorkshire gained a foothold as far east as Leeds and the county town of Wakefield, but the industry's main concentration lay across the western edge of the West Riding.
Some of the football which was displayed by all three teams - Nottinghamshire, West Riding and West Lancashire - was exceptional and once again the experience of playing against the very best players from other parts of the country is invaluable.
Simmental x: pounds 670 Little Dean (20m); pounds 650 Tilesheds (18m); pounds 635 Hedley West Riding (18m); pounds 630 South Linden (16m); pounds 625 Hedley Park (14m); pounds 618 Langley West House (15m) & Hedley Park (15m); pounds 612 Hedley Park (15m); pounds 610 South Linden (15m) & Hedley Park (14m); pounds 608 Hedley Park (14m); pounds 605 Low Staples (16m); pounds 592 Langley West House (14m); pounds 570 Manor Farm (12m)
Action from the West Riding County Amateur League clash between Honley (claret and blue shirts) and Campion Reserves.
Following on from being awarded the West Riding FA Charter Development club of the year for 2014-15, Greetland have now advanced to the highest level of Charter Standard football.
Premier Division: Campion, Dudley Hill Rangers, Golcar Utd, Halifax Irish, Huddersfield YMCA, Hunsworth, Kirkburton, Littletown, Lower Hopton, Ovenden West Riding, Salts, Steeton, Storthes Hall, Tyersal.
Huddersfield's home side - with team manager David Armitage, referee Allan Dobson and measurer Jim Baxter - beat West Riding 21-7 at Bradley & Colne, where officials were thanked for the use of the green and facilities.
The Honley squad achieved success with the least goals conceded - just 18 - of any West Riding, or Huddersfield area Saturday or Sunday league team and having won 17 of their 20 league games.
BAY Athletic Reserves won the West Riding County Amateur League Division II Cup by beating Gildersome Spurs Old Boys on penalties.
BAY ATHLETIC are still on course for the West Riding County Amateur League title.
West Riding Cup final scores: (Lower Hopton names first) Harry Seehra 21 John Spinks 20, Graham Higgins 14 Andy Hodgson 21, Ian Booth 15 James Hanson 21, Paul Ingleby 16 Chris Hatton 21, Wayne Ditchfield 21 LIam Griffin 10, Robert Hitchen 14 Gary Wike 21, Craig Newton 19 Mick Smith 21, Graeme Wilson 21 Ian Shaw 12, Chris Brown 15 Chris Mordue 21, Joel Abdy 21 Jon Edmondson 10, Ashley Tattersley 21 Josh Mordue 8, Simon Walder 11 Thomas Hanson 21.

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